Snacks & Candy

Snacks and candy category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Khan led IPO at U.S. Foods

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. -- Kellogg Co. has announced that a former executive of U.S. Foods Holdings is joining Kellogg as its chief financial officer. Fareed Khan, CFO of U.S. Foods, succeeds Ron Dissinger, who will remain with the company in 2017. Khan's appointment is effective Feb. 17. Kellogg said...

California company makes products with superfood moringa

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. -- Kellogg Co.'s venture capital fund, eighteen94, has made its first investment in food startup Kuli Kuli, leading a $4.25 million funding in the maker of superfoods. Based in Oakland, Calif., Kuli Kuli manufactures and distributes nutrition bars, powders and beverages...

Pressed and Healthy Grains portfolios expand in 2017
Hostess, Palmer Candy Co. recall holiday sweets

Technomic’s most recent Convenience Store MarketBrief reveals six changing c-store snack preferences and tendencies.

New flavors available now through June .

New products meet consumer demand for healthier snacks.

30-year veteran heads North America sales; other changes announced
Operators could stand to profit by offering healthier snack options that consumers are looking for.